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Lakers rookie Austin Reaves not only received support from the team’s fans but also from its biggest star LeBron James. The four-time NBA champion spoke highly of the 24-year-old shooting guard, saying that he is special.

“My guy, my dog telling his story and getting love that he getting the attention he deserves. Laker Nation has something very special and he just getting started,” James said.

This past season Reaves averaged 7.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.2 minutes per game.